1993 - IUPUI team attends the national Campus Compact Summer Institute for Integrating Service in Academic Study; establishes the Office of Service Learning in November.
1994 - United Way Day of Caring begins as the first campus-wide volunteer service event.
1995 - IUPUI Chancellor Bepko endorses President Clinton’s America Reads Challenge and tutoring K-8 youth begins through strategic use of Community Work-Study.
1996 - IUPUI is one of four campuses nationwide selected to participate in the Kellogg Peer Review of Professional Service project; results in Documenting Service @ IU.
1997 - The Office of Neighborhood Partnerships is established; receives the HUD-Community Outreach Partnership Center with the Westside Cooperative Organization to support mutually identified goals.
1998 - IUPUI selected by national Campus Compact as model program and Dr. Robert G. Bringle receives the national Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award as an outstanding service learning educator.
1999 - Community Service Scholarship Program, named in honor of community leader and advocate Sam H. Jones, is solidified through Commitment to Excellence funds.
2000 - IUPUI is one of 12 universities selected to participate in the Community Higher Education Service Project, hosting a team from the University of the Free State in South Africa and sending a consulting team to South Africa
2001 - The American Association of State Colleges and Universities selects IUPUI as a campus that demonstrates a high level of commitment to civic engagement
2002 - U.S. News & World Report, in their America’s Best Colleges edition, recognizes IUPUI for its excellence in service learning programs, an honor that becomes an annual tradition.
2003 - The scholarship program is renamed Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholarship Program in honor of Sam Jones, the life-long civic leader of the Urban League. Campus designates Commitment to Excellence funds for civic engagement.
2004 - IUPUI Chancellor Bantz establishes the Chancellor’s Civic Engagement Awards for Faculty and Community.
2005 - IUPUI selected as one of 12 campuses to assist in the design of the Carnegie Elective Classification for Community Engagement, and received formal designation in 2006.
2006 - IUPUI is one of three universities to receive the inaugural Presidential Award by the Corporation for National and Community Service for exceptional accomplishments and distinction for Hurricane Katrina Relief.
2007 - The Center for Service and Learning (CSL) Research Collaborative received designation as a campus Signature Center to convene scholars and advance research, particularly through the IUPUI Book Series on Service Learning Research (Stylus).
2008 - CSL hosts Third Annual Conference on international service learning and Symposium for Student Civic Outcomes in collaboration with American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
2009 - IUPUI recognized as one of the top five “Best Neighbor” colleges and universities in the nation at the annual conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities.
2010 - CSL hosts the 10th Annual International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) conference, attracting 404 attendees from 44 states and 13 countries.
2011 - CSL, in collaboration with campus colleagues and George Washington Community Schools establishes the Midwest Center for University-Assisted Community Schools.
2012 - CSL establishes the Robert G. Bringle Community Engagement Showcase in honor of retiring executive director Robert Bringle; Julie Hatcher is appointed new executive director.
2013 - IUPUI selected as one of 73 campuses nationwide to participate in NASPA’s LEAD Initiative on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement.
2014 - IUPUI Chancellor Paydar leads Strategic Planning, including goal of “Deepening Campus Commitment to Community Engagement”; Office of Community Engagement is established..
2015 - IUPUI is successfully reclassification for Carnegie Elective Classification for Community Engagement for both curricular engagement and community partnerships.
2016 - CSL collaborates with Academic Affairs to facilitate the Faculty Learning Community on Public Scholarship; language for public scholarship integrated into campus-level promotion and tenure guidelines.
2017 - CSL joins a national network of Bonner Scholar Leader schools.
2018 - CSL celebrates its 25th Anniversary by co-sponsoring the national Campus Compact Presidential Reception, hosting the 10th Annual Research Academy, and capturing stories of engagement across the years.